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St Thomas More's Catholic Primary School and Nursery

Ensuring Success. Providing Opportunity. Fostering Stewardship.

Who's Who

Who's who?



Mr J Sendall

Assistant Headteachers

Mrs S Carpenter & Mrs R Hill


Miss S Hennessy

Angelfish (YR)

Miss L Boatwright

Venus (YR)

Mrs L Stock

Mars (Y1)

Mrs S Silk

Mrs G Hackett

Neptune (Y1/2)

Mrs S Carpenter & Miss T Cryer

Jupiter (Y1/2)

Miss K Warrener

Phoenix (Y3/4)

Miss T Shaw

Delphinus (Y3)

Mrs K Airey

Columba (Y4)

Miss K Whitehead

Aquila (Y5/6)

Mr K Reid

Lyra (Y5/6)

Mrs A Tackacs

Orion (Y5/6)

Mrs L Weston



Additional Teaching Staff


Mrs K Bennett

Mrs J Langford

Mrs N Lindley

Mrs H Pinnington

Mrs R Stather

Business Manager

Mrs A Wingfield


Mr S Harrison

Cleaning Staff

Mrs S Chalk

Miss R Donohue

Mrs L Gauntlett

Mrs H Walker

Miss K Walker

Mrs A Woodford

Emotional Literacy Support

Miss L Griffin

Home-School Link Worker

Mrs R Miller

Lunchtime Supervisors

Mrs A Baker

Mrs M Bicheno

Mrs S Bicheno

Miss J Cox

Mrs H Gaylard

Mrs B Holmes

Mrs J Martin

Mrs H Walker

Mrs T Weekes

Miss I Wingham

Mrs A Yates

Nursery Staff

Ms H Dewey

Mrs D Fudge

Mrs A Hall

Mrs E Mitchell

Office Staff

Mrs E Livingstone

Mrs B McCann

Mrs J Skerratt


Mrs L Flanagan

Teaching Assistants

Mrs L Barnden

Mrs D Benn

Mrs S Bicheno

Mrs M Bradshaw

Miss E Collins

Miss N Eastman

Mrs M Fowles

Mrs L Gauntlett

Mrs H Gaylard

Mrs M Greenwood

Mrs C Jessep

Mrs J Martin

Mrs T Percival

Mrs Z Somhegyi

Mrs L Sparks

Mrs H Tyler


Subject Responsibilities



Miss L Griffin / Mrs N Lindley


Miss K Warrener


Mrs G Hackett

English KS2 & MFL

Mrs L Weston


Mrs H Pinnington


Mrs L Stock


Miss K Whitehead

KS1 Eng

Miss T Shaw

Maths & Y3/4 Phase Leader

Mrs K Airey


Miss L Boatwright

NQT Induction Tutor

Mrs N Lindley


Mr K Reid

Pupil Premium

Mrs S Silk


Miss S Hennessey

Science & Y 5/6 Phase Leader


Mrs A Takacs

Miss T Cryer

Y1/2 Phase Leader Mrs S Carpenter









Designated Safeguarding Lead: Mr J Sendall


Emotional Literacy Support Assistant (ELSA)


Who is the ELSA?

Miss Griffin is our School ELSA. She is in a unique position as she gets to see all children in KS1 & 2 through her Art role. Therefore, this places her in an excellent position as ELSA because all children know her.


What is an ELSA?

An Emotional Literacy Support Assistant (ELSA) is a specialist teaching assistant with a wealth of experience of working with children. ELSAs are trained and regularly supervised by the Educational Psychologists in the Local education authority. An ELSA is a warm and caring person who wants to help your child feel happy in school and to reach their potential educationally.  Their aim may be to remove the barriers to learning and to have happy children in school and at home, or to simply support children through difficult times and transitions.


ELSAs will help children learn to understand their emotions and respect the feelings of those around them. They can provide time and space for pupils to think about their personal circumstances and how they can manage them.


What can the ELSAs help with?

Loss and bereavement

Support through a serious illness


Social skills


Friendship issues


Anger management




Relaxation techniques

Separation (including divorce)